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Zero Harm Advisor

Apply now Job ID: 591077
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Dandenong
Categories: Health Safety & Environment, Construction, Water

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary


Downer is a leading infrastructure group connecting industries and communities with vital infrastructure. Downer has a strong focus on Transport, Utilities, Facilities and Asset Services and is responsible for creating, operating and maintaining public and private assets serving millions of people every day.


Downer have secured a 10-year contract with leading water retailer South East Water. This will be 24/7 reactive maintenance on their water and wastewater assets. The contract will also include minor capital works. Due to obtaining this exciting new project within our Water Services portfolio, we will be looking to expand our already thriving and diverse workforce.

Reporting to the Zero Harm Manager, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Zero Harm Advisor or Safety Advisor to join our VIC Pipelines team supporting our SEW contract based primarily at our Dandenong South depot. As a seasoned Zero Harm professional, you will have the opportunity to guide, support and develop the team’s mentality toward Safety to ensure adherence to the Downer Zero Harm standards and legislative requirements.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Coach Project Managers, Engineers, supervisors and field crews to successfully promote and foster a proactive culture of Zero Harm and environmental safety.
  • Ensure application of Downer Zero Harm standards and legislative requirements to all work activities.
  • Conduct observations, site inspections and audits.
  • Investigate incidents, injuries or breaches of safety and environment procedures.
  • Manage incident reporting within Downer and Client systems.


  • A strong track record of operational safety exposure within a large project-based environment (Water, Utilities or Civil Construction industry experience advantageous).
  • Prior utilisation of Health Safety & Environment Management systems.
  • Certificate IV in OHS/WHS required (minimum requirement)
  • Degree Qualification in OHS/WHS (advantageous but not essential).
  • ICAM lead investigator Auditing (advantageous but not essential).
  • Valid Drivers Licence (required).


  • Join us at a time of major growth and evolution and work within the booming water industry.
  • Suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives.
  • Inclusive work culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.
  • Access to broader Downer group opportunities.
  • Competitive remuneration & Tool of Trade Vehicle provided.

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfil their potential. We embrace all employee difference and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

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For further information contact:

Bonnie Lowson | Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner |

Applications will not be accepted via email. Please submit your application via the advertisement.

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Closing Date: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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